Universidade de Vigo
ScienceWe know baby birds communicate, often loudly, and mostly about food, but a new study suggests they can also communicate with each other while still in the egg. This method of communication influences the behavioral and physiological traits of newly-hatched chicks from the same clutch of eggs.
The sooner you know an oil spill has occurred, the sooner you can set about containing it. That's why scientists have created a compact and inexpensive oil-detection sensor. Mounted on a buoy in areas where spills are a risk, it could even determine the type of oil that's present.